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Registration Is Now Open for the 2016 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference in Tampa, Florida

Release Date: Mar 23, 2016

Dallas, TX—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), is now accepting registrations for the IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference, to be held in our new location of Tampa, Florida, on July 18–20, 2016. This year’s conference has been expanded to 2½ days, with more education and networking than ever before! 

  • Monday—Opening General Session and Welcome Reception (hosted by Sponsors)
  • Tuesday—Morning Mingle Breakfast, AFIS Courses, Breakout Workshops, Dessert with Sponsors, Happy Hour
  • Wednesday—AFIS Courses, bonus Breakout Workshops, Networking Lunch

The expanded curriculum, speaker slate, networking opportunities, and growing list of sponsors can be found at the IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference website. 

The Conference is designed for those who must understand, mitigate, or insure farm and agribusiness exposures. Participants can attend classes leading to the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) certification or attend breakout sessions for advanced knowledge and certification renewal. Register and learn more, or call (800) 827–4242.

The AFIS certification is the insurance industry’s only professional credential for those who serve the farm and agribusiness communities. Nearly 1,900 people have earned the AFIS certification, and another 1,400 are in the process of completing its requirements. Participants in the AFIS program may join the AFIS LinkedIn group.

About IRMI:

Since 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has been the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences. For more information, visit

Amanda Beasley
(800) 827–4242